Congress Trading Dashboard
The Stock Trading on Congressional Knowledge Act requires U.S. Senators and U.S. Representatives to publicly file and disclose any financial transaction within 45 days of its occurrence. We download those disclosures, parse them for stock trades, fetch the stock's performance in the time following the transaction, and calculate each politician's cumulative return from their trades.More
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Congress Long-Short Strategy
This strategy tracks the performance of stocks that have been purchased or sold by members of U.S. Congress (or their family). It takes a long position in stocks that have been purchased, and a short position in stocks which have been sold. This strategy is weighted based on the reported size of the transactions and employs leverage with 130% long exposure and 30% short exposure, with weekly rebalancing.Backtest Start Date: 2020-04-01
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Annual Std Dev0.28
Measures a portfolio's risk-adjusted performance against that of its benchmarkLearn More
Annual Standard Deviation
Measures how much the portfolio's total return varies from its mean or average.Learn More
A statistical measure of the dispersion of returns for the portfolio.Learn More
The average return (%) for trades that resulted in a positive return.
The average return (%) for trades that resulted in a negative return.
A measure of the volatility of the portfolio compared to the market as a whole.Learn More
CAGR (Compounded Annual Growth Rate), is the historical annualized rate of return for an investment strategy, throughout the backtest period.Learn More
A measurement of portfolio returns beyond the returns of its benchmark compared to the volatility of those returns.Learn More
the maximum observed loss from a peak to a trough of a portfolio, before a new peak is attained.Learn More
The Sharpe Ratio is a measure of historical risk-adjusted return, which quantifies the amount of return that an investor received per unit of risk.Learn More
The total number of trades made by this strategy.
Attempts to measure how successful an investment is in providing compensation to investors for taking on investment risk.Learn More
The percentage of total trades that resulted in a positive return.
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